Supported Platforms

List of certified hardware for each release of Avid|DS:

Version Operating System  Platform
(Processors)
Display Card Video Audio Controller Card Storage Unity Support
01/1998
08/1998
1.0
2.0
Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 2
Intergraph StudioZ
(P2 300MHz)
EvolutionII ColorGraphics StudioZ Burst
(SD only)
Antex StudioCard Adaptec 2940 internal not supported
12/1998 2.1 Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 3
Intergraph TDZ 2000 GT1
(P2 400MHz)
Matrox DigiDesktop StudioZ Burst
(SD only)
Merging Keops Qlogic QL2100 InterStor not supported
12/1999 3.0 Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 4
Intergraph TDZ 2000 GT1
(P3 500MHz)
Matrox DigiDesktop StudioZ Burst
(SD only)
Merging Keops Qlogic QL2100 MEDIArray not supported
03/2000 3.01 Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 6a
Intergraph TDZ 2000 GT1
(P3 700MHz)
Fire GL1 AGP and PCI StudioZ Burst
(SD only)
Merging Keops Qlogic QL2100 MEDIArray not supported
08/2000 3.02 Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 6a
Silicon Graphics Zx10 VE
(P3 1GHz)
Fire GL1 AGP and PCI SGI RavenDS
(SD only)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Emulex LP850 MEDIArray not supported
12/2000 4.0
QFE 6
Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 6a
Intergraph TDZ 2000 GT1
(P3 700MHz)
Fire GL1 AGP and PCI StudioZ Burst
(SD only)
Merging Keops Qlogic QL2100 MEDIArray not supported
Silicon Graphics Zx10 VE
(P3 1GHz)
SGI RavenDS
(SD only)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Emulex LP850 MEDIArray not supported
08/2001 4.02
QFE 1
Windows 2000 Professional
Service Pack 2
IBM IntelliStation Z Pro 6866
(P3 1GHz)
3Dlabs Wildcat 4210 Avid Equinox PCI
and Break-Out-Box
(SD and HD)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Adaptec 39160 MediaDock not supported
12/2001 5.0
QFE 4
Windows NT 4.0
Service Pack 6a
Intergraph TDZ 2000 GT1
(P3 700MHz)
Fire GL1 AGP and PCI StudioZ Burst
(SD only)
Merging Keops Qlogic QL2100 MEDIArray not supported
Silicon Graphics Zx10 VE
(P3 1GHz)
SGI RavenDS
(SD only)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Emulex LP850 MEDIArray v2.2.1
Windows 2000 Professional
Service Pack 2
IBM IntelliStation Z Pro 6866
(P3 1GHz)
3Dlabs Wildcat 4210 Avid Equinox PCI
and Break-Out-Box
(SD and HD)
Adaptec 39160 MediaDock not supported
Emulex LP850 MEDIArray v2.2.1
03/2002 5.01
QFE 1
Windows 2000 Professional
Service Pack 2
Compaq Evo W8000
(P4 1.7GHz)
3Dlabs Wildcat 6210 Avid Equinox PCI
and Break-Out-Box
(SD and HD)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Adaptec 39160 MediaDock not supported
Emulex LP850 MEDIArray not supported
08/2002

12/2002

6.01
QFE 2

6.02
QFE 3

Windows 2000 Professional
Service Pack 2
IBM IntelliStation Z Pro 6866
(P3 1GHz)
3Dlabs Wildcat 4210 Avid Equinox PCI
and Break-Out-Box
(SD and HD)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Adaptec 39160 MediaDock not supported
Emulex LP850 MEDIArray v3.1+ (client)
v3.1.1+ (File Manager)
Compaq Evo W8000
(P4 2.2GHz)
(P4 2.8GHz)
3Dlabs Wildcat 6210 Adaptec 39160 MediaDock not supported
ATTO 3300 ExpressPCI MEDIArray II v3.2+
05/2003 6.1
QFE 1
Windows 2000 Professional
Service Pack 3
HP XW8000
(P4 3.0GHz)
ATI Fire GL X1 Avid Equinox PCI
and Break-Out-Box
(SD and HD)
Merging Mykerinos
(see note)
Ultra320 MediaDock Ultra320
(upcoming)
not supported
ATTO 3300 ExpressPCI MEDIArray II v3.2+

Important note: Service Pack 3 for Windows 2000 Professional must not be installed on the Compaq Evo W8000 workstation. It is qualified to run correctly only on the HP XW8000 workstation. Service Pack 4 has been briefly tested and users has not reported any known problems. This last service pack should be safe for Avid|DS and Avid|DS RP.


Avid|DS Qualified Local Video Storage list (Unity MediaNetwork not included)

Manufacturer Controller Drives
capacity
Number of drives
per enclosure
Quantity of
enclosures
Striping requirement Workstation
SD HD
Intergraph InterStor
1 GB fiber channel
Qlogic QL2100 9 GB 12 2 maximum 8 + n/a Intergraph GT1
Avid MEDIArray
1 GB fiber channel
Emulex LP850 9 GB
18 GB
10 not known 8 + n/a Intergraph GT1
SGI Zx10 VE
IBM Z Pro 6866
Avid MediaDock
LVD ultra160
Adaptec 39160 36 GB
73 GB
146 GB
8 3 maximum 4 + 8 + IBM Z pro 6866
Compaq Evo W8000
HP XW8000
Avid MEDIArray II
 2 GB fiber channel
ATTO ExpressPCI 36 GB
73 GB
146 GB
14 2 maximum 4 + 8 +
Avid MediaDock
ultra320
Workstation onboard
LSI Ultra320
73 GB
146 GB
12 2 maximum 8 + 12 + HP XW8000


Merging Mykerinos important note:

Boards numbered 12496 and 12497 are Mykerinos Rev G with a PNX processor and thus are supported only from Runtime version 3.2.14.